PSG Coach Galtier Confirms Lionel Messi Exit

Galtier confirmed Lionel Messi PSG exit

Paris Saint Germain boss Cristophe Galtier has confirmed the exit of Lionel Messi’s from the club at the end of the season after spent two good season with them.

Messi joined the Ligue 1 giants on a free transfer from FC Barcelona in 2021.

The Argentine’s first season with PSG was not quite up to his standards as he was unable to score as regularly as we had gotten used to.

But, Under the new leadership of Christophe Galtier, Messi along with his partners in crime Neymar and Kylian Mbappe has formed a lethal trio and will look to bag all pieces of silverware available to them this season.

Now, the Argentine World Cup winner’s future has been confirmed by Galtier, who revealed in his pre-match press conference that this weekend’s Ligue 1 clash with Clermont Foot will be the player’s last with the club.

He said:

I had a privilege of coaching the best player in the history of football.

It will be Leo’s last match at the Parc des Princes against Clermont.”


It will be interesting to see what kind of reception Messi receives from the home fans in his final appearance before them at the weekend.

Since that premature UCL exit, the Argentine has been routinely booed by some pockets of supporters who have been unhappy with his contribution and that of teammate Neymar who could be sold this summer.


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Where Messi heads to next is currently unclear.

Though linked with a return to Barca, the Catalans are struggling to get their viability plan which shows they can afford the operation approved by La Liga.

The forward has been heavily linked with a mega money move to Saudi Arabia this summer – with Al Hilal keen to offer a €400m-a-year salary

While Barça won’t be able to match the €400m-a-year wage packet Al Hilal can offer, they are confident they can work the financial levers enough to present Messi with an acceptable offer.

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